Category Archives: IACP

The Importance of Evidence

Guest Blogger: Wendy Stiver, Major, Dayton Police Department, Ohio In Dayton, Ohio, we’ve seen firsthand as an agency what doesn’t work to effectively respond to the opioid epidemic. Between 2011 and 2017, our county death rate due to opioid overdose increased … Continue reading

Posted in Drugs & Alcohol, Education & Training, IACP

Benefits of Attending the 2018 IACP Technology Conference

Guest Blogger: Bonnie Locke, Nlets Director of Business Development and Chair of the IACP LEIT Section.  Today’s law enforcement professionals face unprecedented technological challenges, from cyber-attacks that compromise personal information, to the difficulty in monitoring active intelligence from social media. Similar to … Continue reading

Posted in Cybercrime, Education & Training, IACP, Sections, Technology

IACP and Motorola Solutions Name Corporal Seth Kelly as Trooper of the Year

On March 16, 2018, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and Motorola Solutions named Corporal Seth Kelly from the Pennsylvania State Police the IACP/Motorola Solutions 2017 Trooper of the Year. Corporal Kelly was chosen from four finalists among … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, IACP, Press Release

U.S. Attorney General Sessions Announces Launch of New Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center

Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced the launch of the Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC) during the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Division Midyear Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The CRI-TAC brings together a coalition of the … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Community-Police Relations, IACP, Partnerships, Press Release

International Association of Chiefs of Police Applauds U.S. President Trump’s Action on Bump Stocks

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) applauds the action taken by U.S. President Donald Trump to ban the sale and use of bump fire stocks and similar devices. The President’s leadership in addressing the threat posed by these … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, IACP, Mass Casualty Attacks, National Security, Officer Safety & Wellness, Policy, Press Release

Statement of IACP President Louis M. Dekmar on Recent Tragedies and the Need for Immediate Action on Firearms Policy

We mourn the loss of the victims of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and pray for those that were injured in this horrific attack. With each mass shooting, the global policing community grieves … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Crime and Violence, IACP, Mass Casualty Attacks, Policy, Press Release

Get Your (Art)Work Recognized!

The IACP is holding two exciting contests: a police-community engagement photo contest and a patch design contest to commemorate the association’s 125th anniversary. Police Chief Magazine Photo Contest Coretta Scott King once said, “The greatness of a community is most … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, IACP, Police Chief magazine

Statement by the IACP on the U.S. Department of Justice Decision to Rescind the Cole Memo

Today, the U.S. Department of Justice announced it will be rescinding the Cole Memo and that it will restore discretion to U.S. Attorneys on how they prioritize the investigation and prosecution of violations of federal drug laws involving marijuana. The … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Crime and Violence, Drugs & Alcohol, IACP, Policy, Press Release

IACP Celebrates its 125th Anniversary

When Chief Webber Seavey of the Omaha, Nebraska, Police Department met with police chiefs from across the United States in 1893 in Chicago, Illinois, he probably could not have envisioned the endurance of the organization that was created that year. … Continue reading

Posted in IACP

IACP Awarded Monumental Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice

Today, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) received a $7 million award from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office), U.S. Department of Justice’s Collaborative Reform Initiative for Technical Assistance. This monumental funding opportunity will enable … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Community-Police Relations, IACP, Partnerships, Press Release